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Who will be the MVP?

Who will be the MVP?

Matthew Polek, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


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On June 26 the wait will be over. The 2017 NBA MVP will be announced by Commissioner Adam Silver. Many say James Harden will take home the hardware, some think Kawhi Leonard will get it, some even think LeBron James deserves it. But the choice is simple, Russell Westbrook has had this MVP since bef...

The Raiders move to Vegas

The Raiders move to Vegas

Matthew Polek, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


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From 1960 to 1982 the Raiders were located in Oakland, they then moved to Los Angeles until 1995 and then they moved back to Oakland and have called that home for the past 22 years. However, starting in the 2018 season the Raiders are going to relocate once again; this time to Las Vegas. How can t...

LaVar Ball offends many in basketball

LaVar Ball offends many in basketball

Steven Marinaro, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


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LaVar Ball is the father of UCLA basketball star Lonzo Ball and two Chino Hills basketball stars LiAngelo and Lamelo Ball.  All three athletes are committed to play basketball at UCLA in the years to come. Lately with the March Madness Tournament underway  the press has seen a lot of both LaVar a...

The Final Four are revealed

The Final Four are revealed

Corey Plasky, Editor

March 29, 2017


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After two weeks of madness, the Final Four is finally set for Phoenix, Arizona. The Elite Eight was nothing short of spectacular, and as we prepare for next week's semifinals, here are this year’s four representatives. Two teams from the Carolina states made it to the Final Four this year, but one ...

U.S. wins its first WBC championship

U.S. wins its first WBC championship

Matthew Polek, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


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The World Baseball Classic is an international baseball tournament that began in 2006. It was held again in 2009, and then continued to happen every 4 years after that. This was the first tournament that allowed current MLB players to participate, as it is held in March, before the MLB season begins. ...

Adriana Aviles is cancer free

Adriana Aviles is cancer free

Matthew Polek, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


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In May of 2015 Adriana Aviles, 4 year old daughter of MLB infielder Mike Aviles, was diagnosed with leukemia. She received treatment at Cleveland Clinic, while Aviles played for  the Cleveland Indians. The organization was very understanding and gave Aviles as much time as he needed to be with his dau...

Time to trade Carmelo Anthony

Time to trade Carmelo Anthony

Matthew Polek, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017


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In 2011 the New York Knicks made a trade with the Denver Nuggets to acquire superstar small forward, Carmelo Anthony. The trade for Anthony sparked the Knicks and he helped get them into the playoffs, only to be swept by the Celtics in the first round. Carmelo was born in New York and always wanted...

Williams breaks another record

Williams breaks another record

Steven Marinaro, Staff Writer

February 16, 2017


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Last Saturday, Serena Williams defeated her sister Venus Williams to win her seventh Australian Open title in Melbourne, Australia. Ms. Williams has made history by surpassing every tennis player, man or woman, to win a record 23 Grand Slam titles by winning the women's final at the Australian Op...

Pitcher Yordano Ventura killed in car crash

Pitcher Yordano Ventura killed in car crash

Matthew Polek, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017


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On January 22, in the Dominican Republic, Kansas City Royals’ pitcher, Yordano Ventura, lost his life in a car accident. This news was shocking, but sadly not new to the baseball world.   Since 2014 baseball has seen too many young stars lose their lives, starting with St. Louis Cardinals’ o...

Tom Brady lives up to the hype

Tom Brady lives up to the hype

Steven Marinaro, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The press has heard a lot from the New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady this past season. Between the Deflategate and his Super bowl run this session was projected to be one of his best sessions. Brady is living up to the hype. In the 2015 playoffs Brady was accused of deflating the footballs ...

Concussions in sports remain a hot topic

Concussions in sports remain a hot topic

Steven Marinaro, Staff Writer

January 11, 2017


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Often people don't understand what the word concussion actually means. A concussion is when the head gets a blow causing the brain to be violently shaken. Studies are saying that concussions can lead to a very bad head trauma or even death. The media reports on tons of brain injuries by not only the ...

David Ortiz is retiring

David Ortiz is retiring

Corey Plasky, Editor

December 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

The day that all Boston Red Sox fans have dreaded is finally upon them. When Lonnie Chisenhall of the Cleveland Indians caught the final out of the American League Division Series, the historic career of David Ortiz came to an emotional end. The expectations for the Red Sox were so high entering the...

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